On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1843

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Historic CommunicationThe Day an Alligator Fell from the Sky

An alligator falls from sky during a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina
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Newspaper cutting fom the Times-Picayune on the day an alligator fell from the sky
Newspaper cutting fom the Times-Picayune on the day an alligator fell from the sky

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Hahnemann, German physician, originator of homeopathy, dies at 88